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    Pounamu Lodge

    51 Spencer Road | RD 5, Lake Tarawera, 3076, New Zealand
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    Reviewed 9 November 2017

    Words cannot adequately describe how well we were treated by Karen and her husband Dave. Karen took us under her wing like a loving aunt and showed us the beauty and history of of the Lake Tawarawera region and her tribe. Karen was the nicest,...More

    Thank Debra R
    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Karen is a Maori elder who, along with her husband David, does a wonderful tour of the Maori village, and other sites in the Rotorua area. My husband and I spent a day with them after Christmas 2016, and were pleased with the amount of...More

    Thank Nextlongtrip
    Reviewed 28 March 2017

    We just returned from a 3 week trip to NZ and our stay at Pounamu Lodge was definitely a highlight. Karen and David are simply incredible hosts. We felt welcomed from the moment we arrived and it seemed like we had known them both for...More

    Thank ROHAN20
    Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

    We spent two nights at this B&B hosted by Karen and David. Karen is an elder in her Maori tribe and incredibly knowledgable about Maori culture. David is fifth generation Kiwi and together they are a marvelous couple that bring alive not only the history...More

    Thank Arty262
    Reviewed 29 December 2015

    Karen and David and their family are wonderful. You'll arrive as a tourist and visitor, you'll leave as a friend and family. We shared Christmas eve and Christmas day with them and their extended family, it was wonderful! Karen is a well of knowledge about...More

    Thank Olivier L
    Hotel description
    Rotorua Maori cultural guided experiences.
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    "Both rooms offer stunning views of the lake"
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    "FYI there is no fitness center or swimming pool. We just couldn't indicate this in our ratings."
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    "We had the downstairs two bedroom suite with private patio and great views of the lake. It was so big we..."
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